Inverleith Walking Hockey

By Duncan Service

Walking Hockey

Available for Men & Ladies over 50's

The idea of Men & Ladies Walking Hockey is new concept to Scotland and was started by Eskvale Hockey Club just before lockdown. They meet on a Wednesday from 19.30 at Lasswade High with an open age group.

The IWH arrived in July this year and meet on a Tuesday at the Edinburgh University Playing Fields, Peffermill Road, EH16 5LL from 12.00 to 13.00. A good excuse to meet up for a chat and maybe even feel your heart beat a little faster. Afterwards, it is onto the Salisbury Inn (opposite the Commonwealth Pool) for a light lunch & Latte !!

The IWH design is to offer Men & Ladies over the age of 50, regardless of their health and ability, an opportunity to return to a more active lifestyle, build up your confidence, look after your mental health and enjoy a bit of banter ?

We play at the Peffermill small pitch area with a larger lightweight plastic yellow ball. The suggestion is you bring fluid for the drink breaks between our 3 x 15 min games. It is a pushing game, so no hitting !! and the ball should not rise above knee level. The cost will be £4.00 per session payable on arrival. Please bring a white and coloured top. At present, we have no access to changing rooms so bring a fresh top for afterwards !!

If you would like to be involved with the IWH, you are welcome to contact Neill Sinclair at with your Name, DOB and Contact Mobile Number.

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